Monthly Analysis




December 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Mahesh Kushwaha

Two major scandals surfaced in December; the first involved Axiata’s sale of its 80 percent  eq...

October 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Mahesh Kushwaha

A key feature of October was the political discourse and debates around the perceived political and...

November 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

In the past month, three major trends in politics were UML’s opposition politics, a political moveme...

September 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politi...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

There are signs of discontent within the ruling coalitions - the opposition faction of the Nepali Co...

August 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

In the month of August, the government continued its anti-corruption drive and the Nepal Police reco...

July 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The CPN-UML obstructed the house twice in the month of July – first against PM Dahal’s statement tha...

June 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) visited India as his inaugural foreign visit from 31

May 2023 Analysis - Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The month of May saw the arrest of two former ministers, Mr. Bal Krishna Khand from the Nepali Congr...

April 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The by-election for three vacant seats of the House of Representatives (HoR) was held on 23rd April....

March 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics &...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Throughout the month of March, political parties got occupied with affairs of coalition. With a majo...

February 2023 Analysis - Domestic Politi...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The ruling coalition of the CPN (Maoist Center) and the CPN-UML and four other parties collapsed hav...

January 2023 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

On 10 January, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) secured a vote of confidence at the Hou...

December 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Throughout the month of December, the political parties were occupied with attempts at forming a new...

November 2022 Analysis - Domestic Politi...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

This November, both federal and provincial elections were held in a single phase. While no part...

October 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

As federal and provincial polls are nearby, the month of October saw some dramatic developments – Ja...

September 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politi...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

Throughout the month of September, the five-party ruling alliance struggled to reach a consensus on...

August 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-10-18 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

This month, the government announced federal and provincial elections for November 20, 2022. The rul...

July 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2022-10-17 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The possibilities of realignment in the coalition for the upcoming federal and provincial elections...

June 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The Commanding General of the US Army Pacific Charles A. Flynn in his meetings with Prime Minister S...

May 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics and...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The second-ever local poll since Nepal’s transition into a federal republic with three tiers of gove...

April 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics a...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The upcoming local polls and coalition talks made headlines throughout the month of April. Almost al...

March 2022 Analysis - Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-03-30 | Posted by: Sourav Dahal

The month of March turned out to be just another month with the never-ending political crisis. The w...

February 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2022-04-11 | Posted by: Ajaya Bhadra Khanal

In the federal front, the provincial governments completed the 4th year of their establishment in Fe...

January 2022 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

In the front of Federal affairs, after a prolonged struggle, Province 2 has finally endorsed provinc...

2021 Annual Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2022-02-09 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

November 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politic...

Date: 2021-12-14 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

The month of November saw the general convention of CPN UML, where K.P Sharma Oli was elected as par...

October 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2021-11-15 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

The month of October was marked by cabinet expansion and CPN-UML’s statute conventions. Other remark...

September 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politi...

Date: 2021-10-11 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

A controversial ordinance related to the Political Parties Act facilitated party splits of CPN-UML a...

August 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics...

Date: 2021-09-20 | Posted by: Shaleen Shah

On August 18, 2021, President Bidya Devi Bhandari under the recommendation of the Sher Bahadur Deuba...

July 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2021-08-17

The month of July saw a historic impression to the constitution and democratic system of Nepal.

June 2021 Analysis: Domestic Politics an...

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Mahesh Kumar Kushwaha

As the Supreme Court verdict on PM Oli’s May 22 House dissolution nears, politics within the CPN-UML...

December 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

The growing resentment among Chief Ministers of provinces ended with the release of a nine point joi...

October 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

On October 14th, Kedar Karki became the Chief Minister of Koshi Province, the fifth in nine months....

November 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

Koshi Province is once again in turmoil after the Chief Minister decided to appoint ministers from p...

September 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

On 8th September Hikmat Karki becomes the Chief Minister of the Koshi Province second tim...

August 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

After four months of unrest, Koshi Province is still facing political turmoil regarding appointment...

July 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

After frequent upheavals, finally a government formation took place in Koshi Province under Chief Mi...

June 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: CESIF Nepal

In June, Nepal's provinces announced the fiscal year 2080-2081 budget allocations. The process aimed...

May 2023 Analysis - Federalism

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Prapti Bhandari

The Nagarik Unmukti Party was influential in Sudurpaschim Province's establishment of the government...

April 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Prapti Bhandari

The Nepali Congress party has appointed new chief ministers in the two provinces of Gandaki and Lumb...

March 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Rasila Dhamala

Following the election of President and Vice-President, the change in composition of the ruling coal...

February 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Rasila Dhamala

The power equation in both province and centre is bound to change with the newly formed eight party...

January 2023 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Rasila Dhamala

Following the first provincial parliamentary meeting in the first week of January, the provincial go...

December 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Rasila Dhamala

While the possibilities of Nepali Congress forming the government in all provinces were clearly visi...

October 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Rasila Dhamala

With one month remaining for the elections, in October, political parties were occupied with forging...

November 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Rasila Dhamala

Political parties began making efforts to form coalition governments before the results were declair...

August 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-10-18 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

The upcoming federal house of representatives and provincial assemblies’ election is announced for N...

July 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-10-17

Revival of question of federal Nepal has yet again emerged as a debate among the political parties,...

June 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

According to the constitution of Nepal, provision 220 provides that after the completion of local le...

May 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

In the previous local level election conducted in 2017, the newly elected representative assumed the...

April 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

The parties, in both the ruling alliance and in the opposition, had committed to working toward maki...

February 2022 Analysis: Federalism

Date: 2022-02-12 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

In the federal front, the provincial governments completed the 4th year of their establishment in Fe...

January 2022 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

In the front of Federal affairs, after a prolonged struggle, Province 2 has finally endorsed provinc...

2021 Annual Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2022-03-09 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

Former PM KP Sharma Oli took an unconstitutional move in 2021, dissolving the House of Representativ...

November 2021 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2021-12-14 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

Federal and provincial government’s functioning has been compromised by the long shadow of political...

October 2021 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2021-11-15 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

The country has been facing political turmoil for the last year and it reached extremes in dissatisf...

September 2021 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2021-10-27 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

The political disagreements occurring in the central government since the last six months have affec...

August 2021 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2021-09-20 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

Auditor General of the Office of the Audit General (OAG), Tankamani Sharma on August 20th presented...

July 2021 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2021-08-17 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

With 37% of the budget spent in the last month of the Fiscal Year – a huge chunk indeed, tendency of

June 2021 Analysis: Federal Affairs

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Phiroj Chaudhary

The three tiers of government—Federal, provincial, and local have already presented the budget for t...

December 2023 Analysis: International R...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikari

The economic struggle driving Nepali citizens to foreign military engagement, particularly in  ...

October 2023 Analysis: International Rel...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikari

In October, concerns over pre-existing mini-projects within Nepal's Belt and Road Forum document hig...

November 2023 Analysis: International Re...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikari

Nepali citizens are being recruited as soldiers abroad, notably in the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The...

September 2023 Analysis: International R...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikari

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda's visit to China from September 23 to 30, coinciding wit...

August 2023 Analysis: International Rela...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikari

In August, Nepal witnessed developments in its international relations, with the commencement of the...

July 2023 Analysis: International Relati...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikari

July brought significant diplomatic changes for Nepal. China launched the Silk Roadster project in r...

June 2023 Analysis: International Relati...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

The month of June witnessed significant visits from foreign envoys. The Read More

May 2023 Analysis: International Relatio...

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

On international front, Nepali delegations went on high level visits to Bangladesh, UK, India, and C...

April 2023 Analysis: International Relat...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Shila Devi Parajuli

On the international front, there were official visits from Nepal to China and UK. Nepal also offici...

March 2023 Analysis: International Relat...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Amelie Dahal

Foreign engagements, deals and visits highlighted the month of March. 

February 2023 Analysis: International Re...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Amelie Dahal

On the international front, February kicked off with several high-profile visits following the forma...

January 2023 Analysis: International Rel...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Prakriti Shree Adhikary

The new year kicked off with the arrival of the new Chinese Ambassador to Nepal on January 08, 2023....

December 2022 Analysis: International R...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Prakriti Shree Adhikary

The realignment in coalition to form the federal government, although, was home-grown, it nonetheles...

November 2022 Analysis: International Re...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Prakriti Shree Adhikary

The month of November saw a few important diplomatic visits. President Bhandari paid a visit to Icel...

October 2022 Analysis: International Rel...

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikary

Nepal voted in favor of the UN resolution along with 143 countries which condemns Russia’s decision...

September 2022 Analysis: International R...

Date: 2022-11-03 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikary

 The Chief of Army staff of Indian Army General Manoj Pande conferred the title of Honorary ran...

August 2022 Analysis: International Rela...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Prakriti Adhikary

In the month of August, the Agnipath scheme controversy resonated in Nepal and India. The Indian gov...

July 2022 Analysis: International Relati...

Recently appointed International Liaison Department of the Communist Party of China, Liu Jianchao vi...

June 2022 Analysis: International Relati...

Date: 2022-06-12 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

The State Partnership Program (SPP) and a possible military cooperation between Nepal and the United...

May 2022 Analysis: International Relatio...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

On May 16, The State Department of the United States announced that the U.S. Special Coordinator for...

April 2022 Analysis: International Relat...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

On the diplomatic front, the flurry of high-level foreign visits and engagements indicate that Nepal...

February 2022 Analysis: International Re...

Date: 2022-04-12 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

On February 6, a letter jointly endorsed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and NCP (Maoist-center...

January 2022 Analysis: International Rel...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

The parliament’s International Relations Committee has formed a ‘Foreign Policy Study Sub-committee...

2021 Annual Analysis: International Rela...

Date: 2022-02-09 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

After the Supreme Court overturned then Prime Minister Oli’s move to dissolve the parliament on Febr...

2021 Annual Analysis: International Rela...

Date: 2022-02-09 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

Considering Nepal’s geopolitical sensitivity and geostrategic prominence, the US and emerging global...

November 2021 Analysis: Global Affairs

Date: 2021-12-15 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

The US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jingping held a virtual meeting on Novembe...

November 2021 Analysis: International Re...

Date: 2021-12-15 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

Nepal is once again in a tough place geopolitically. The congress led government is resetting its bi...

October 2021 Analysis: International Rel...

Date: 2021-11-16 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

Nepal’s diplomatic endeavors has taken a pace, whether it be government level initiatives or party l...

September 2021 Analysis: International R...

Date: 2021-10-29 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

The newly appointed foreign minister Dr. Narayan Khadka emphasized on building national consensus am...

August 2021 Analysis: International Rela...

Date: 2021-09-21 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

The newly formed coalition government in Nepal led by Sher Bahadur Deuba divulged the Common Minimum...

July 2021 Analysis: International Relati...

Date: 2021-08-18 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

Since the appointment of the new PM, the US has been actively engaging with the Deuba and other mini...

June 2021 Analysis: International Relati...

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Lumana Upreti

As the country is still grappling with COVID-19 pandemic, the government had called out for internat...

December 2023 Analysis: National Securit...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

The recent increase in the gold smuggling incidents through Tribhuvan International Airport  (T...

October 2023 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres spoke about the impact of the climate crisis and Nep...

November 2023 Analysis: National Securit...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda spoke about the climate crisis in the Conference of Part...

September 2023 Analysis: National Securi...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

In order to improve the security management in the airport premises, Government of Nepal has started...

August 2023 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

On 8th August, 2023; Government of Nepal approved its first National Cyber Security Polic...

July 2023 Analysis: National Security &...

| Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

The Department of Revenue Investigation had seized over 100kg of Gold from the Sinamangal area of Ka...

June 2023 Analysis: National Security an...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

On 8th June, 2023; Nepal and Qatar signed a pact about the protection of rights of the mi...

May 2023 Analysis: National Security and...

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

On 4th May, 2023; Department of Hydrology and Meteorology issued a monsoon forecast predi...

April 2023 Analysis: National Security &...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

On 7th April, 2023 to combat increasing Covid-19 cases, Nepal received 1.5 million doses...

March 2023 Analysis: National Security a...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

The end of the month reported the rise in COVID-19 cases making it necessary for the people to ensur...

February 2023 Analysis: National Securit...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

On 13th February, 2023 COVAX with the support of United Nations vaccine sharing scheme pr...

January 2023 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

On 15th January, 2023; Yeti airlines carrying 68 passengers along with the 4 crew members...

December 2022 Analysis: National Securit...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Simran Kharel

Ms. Uma Regmi, Minister of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens, was assigned to represent Nepal at...

November 2022 Analysis: National Securit...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Simran Kharel

This month, Ms. Uma Regmi, the Minister of Women, Children, and Senior Citizens represented Nepal at...

October 2022 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Simran Kharel

The death toll from unseasonal rain and landslide reached 101 while 41 people are stillmissing. The...

September 2022 Analysis: National Securi...

Date: 2022-10-21 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

The government has been slow and there is no progress in the country’s health system. Despite, the l...

August 2022 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

The waste management and disposal issue in Kathmandu has raised concerned among the people living in...

July 2022 Analysis: National Security an...

Date: 2022-10-17 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

In the climate change front, this month saw a series of cases on landslides, water scarcity and decr...

June 2022 Analysis: National Security an...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

The recent looting of fertilisers in Dhading district is an indication of the frustrations of farmer...

May 2022 Analysis: National Security and...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

After the completion of local level elections, a meeting of the Central Security Committee was held...

April 2022 Analysis: National Security a...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

The upcoming local poll also has security implications. One of the major security issues identified...

March 2022 Analysis: National Security a...

Date: 2022-04-13 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

As per the recommendation of Election Commission, the government announced that the local elections...

February 2022 Analysis: National Securit...

Date: 2022-02-12 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

The Ministry of Home Affairs has published a Home Administration Reform Action Plan -2078 with the o...

January 2022 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

In the front of National security and Climate change, several high-level corruption cases came to li...

November 2021 Analysis – National Securi...

Date: 2021-12-15 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

Nepali delegation led by PM Deuba attended the World Leaders’ Summit (WLS) for the 26th Conference o...

October 2021 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2021-11-17 | Posted by: Yunish Ghimire

The death toll from unseasonal rain and landslide reached 101 while 41 people are still missing. The...

August 2021 Analysis: National Security...

Date: 2021-09-21 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

Given the steady rise in the number of hospitalizations and slow rate of recovery in Covid-19 patien...

July 2021 Analysis: National Security &...

Date: 2021-08-18 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

President Joe Biden’s announcement to withdraw all U.S troops from Afghanistan by September 11 not o...

June 2021 Analysis: National Security an...

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Shuvangi Poudyal

Nepal has been struggling to mitigate the crisis created by the COVID-19 virus but in combination wi...

December 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Bhumika Shah

Nepal appoints its very first female foreign Secretary, Sewa Lamsal paving a route for  involve...

October 2023 Analysis: Gender and Social...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Bhumika Shah

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited Nepal in October 2023 and urged the country to adopt a...

November 2023 Analysis: Gender & Social...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Bhumika Shah

Nepal made history as the first South Asian country to register same sex marriage. Ruksana Kapali, a...

September 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Events of the past month has demonstrated that significant progress has been made in transitional ju...

August 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Inc...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led coalition rejected the recommendation of the National Human Ri...

July 2023 Analysis: Gender, Human Rights...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The Election Commission of Nepal proposed a new amendment to limit candidates to two terms under the...

June 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Being the month of Pride, Nepalis also went ahead to celebrate at the Pride Parade in Kathmandu. Peo...

May 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclus...

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of May was sparked by controversy when Resham Chaudhary and 19 others were granted preside...

April 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The Government of Nepal has released its Common Minimum Programme, which prioritizes the peace proce...

March 2023 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

Protest against loan sharking by victims from varied southern districts cause stir in the Valley.&nb...

February 2023 Analysis - Gender, Social...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of February also saw some controversial rulings by both the Supreme Court as well as the P...

January 2023 Analysis: Gender & Social I...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The citizenship issue brought forth by Rabi Lamichhane’s negligence to acquire a new citizenship upo...

December 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Prabisha Basnet

All seven political parties (Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN Maoist, CPN Unified Socialist, Rastriya S...

November 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

A total of eight women candidates won through First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) in the House of Representat...

October 2022 Analysis: Gender and Social...

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The federal and provincial election of 2079 has highlighted the lack of nomination of women and marg...

September 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social...

Date: 2022-10-21 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of September saw the Citizenship 2006 Amendment Bill being rejected for the second time by...

August 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inc...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of August saw the much contentious Citizenship Act 2006 Amendment Bill yet again delayed a...

July 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2022-10-18 | Posted by: Prashanti Poudyal

The month of July saw the amendment to Citizenship Act 2006, allowing thousands of Nepali individual...

June 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Asmita Dudhraj

Nepal held its first Pride parade on June 29 2019 in celebration of diversity in gender and sexualit...

May 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclus...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

Series of videos went viral in social media where an aspiring model claimed she was drugged and rape...

April 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The electoral alliance has also become the subject matter of controversy as alliance politics could...

March 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social Incl...

Date: 2022-04-13 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The month of March ended without a single bill being endorsed in the Parliament and without any gene...

February 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social I...

Date: 2022-04-12 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The Supreme Court, last month, issued a directive to the Government of Nepal and Federal parliament...

January 2022 Analysis: Gender, Social In...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

In the front of Human rights, gender and social inclusion, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Health M...

2021 Annual Analysis: Human Rights, Gend...

Date: 2022-02-09 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The year witnessed a series of protests against the government for misusing state machinery, possibl...

November 2021 Analysis: Human Rights, Ge...

Date: 2021-12-15 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

Nepal conducted its 12th National Census from 11 to 25 November 2021 after the promulgation of the C...

October 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social In...

Date: 2021-11-17 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

The month of October saw cabinet expansion, where, out of twenty-three ministers; six ministerial se...

September 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social...

Date: 2021-10-29 | Posted by: Niyati Adhikari

This month saw discontentment regarding the expiry of an important ordinance on punishment for gende...

August 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social Inc...

Date: 2021-09-21 | Posted by: Lazana Desar

The COVID crisis has significantly impacted the education system in Nepal. The government has impose...

July 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2021-08-18 | Posted by: Lazana Desar

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the prospects of many social, economic and political sectors. Am...

June 2021 Analysis: Gender, Social Inclu...

Date: 2021-07-14 | Posted by: Lazana Desar

According to the reports maintained by Nepal Police, the cases of violence against women, children a...

December 2023 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2023-12-29 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In the fiscal year 2023/24 first quarter monetary policy review, the NRB lowered bank and  poli...

October 2023 Analysis: Economy and Devel...

Date: 2023-10-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In October, remittance inflows surged by 22.1% reaching NPR 228.37 billion. New regulations requires...

November 2023 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2023-11-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The government formed a high-level dialogue council involving the private sector to find options to...

September 2023 Analysis: Economy and Dev...

Date: 2023-09-29 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The recent update from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) highlights a reduction in imports, a surge in rem...

August 2023 Analysis: Economy and Develo...

Date: 2023-08-31 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The government expects that the lifting of the ban on land fragmentation will boost the real estate...

July 2023 Analysis: Economy & Developmen...

Date: 2023-07-31 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has adopted a new, flexible monetary policy to bolster the economy while...

June 2023 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2023-06-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Nepal faced a challenging period in FY 2019/20 due to the pandemic but achieved a remarkable turnaro...

May 2023 Analysis: Economy & Development

Date: 2023-05-31 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The Finance Ministry's announcement of a reduced budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes...

April 2023 Analysis: Economy & Developme...

Date: 2023-04-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Nepal's economy shows an increase in remittance inflows and a surplus in the Balance of Payment, but...

March 2023 Analysis: Economy & Developme...

Date: 2023-03-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

The Nepali government faces challenges formulating the upcoming fiscal year's budget. 

February 2023 Analysis - Economy & Devel...

Date: 2023-02-28 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

According to the mid-January macroeconomic reports published by Nepal Rastra Bank, the year-on-year...

January 2023 Analysis: Economy & Develop...

Date: 2023-01-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Nepal’s public debt has increased and in order to decrease the government's current expenses, the Mi...

December 2022 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2022-12-30 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

In order to fulfil the rising demand for electricity combined with a fall in production due to the d...

November 2022 Analysis: Economy & Develo...

Date: 2022-11-15 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Managing the power leakages, exports, and domestic consumptions, NEA has earned a profit of Rs.8.5 b...

October 2022 Analysis: Economy and Devel...

Date: 2022-11-10 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

Following a rise in the interest rates on deposits in early October, BFIs raised the interest rates...

September 2022 Analysis: Economy and Dev...

Date: 2022-10-22 | Posted by: Milan Acharya

After one and a half months, the border crossings with China at Tatopani in Sindupalchok and Rasuwag...

August 2022 Analysis: Economy and Develo...

Date: 2022-10-20 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

With Nepal Electricity Association (NEA) reporting a profit of Rs. 16.1 billion in 2021/22, the pros...

July 2022 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2022-10-17 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

The previous fiscal year, to battle the economic slump induced by COVID, NRB had put forth a liberal...

June 2022 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2022-07-12 | Posted by: Aayushma Manandhar

The upcoming fiscal year’s Rs. 1.79 trillion budget, a 10% increase from the previous, comes at a ti...

May 2022 Analysis: Economy and Developme...

Date: 2022-07-07 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The most recent review period recorded the highest annual consumer inflation rate during the nine mo...

April 2022 Analysis: Economy and Develop...

Date: 2022-05-26 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of April also saw the Nepali economy going through many changes as inflicted rising inflat...

March 2022 Analysis: Economy and Develop...

Date: 2022-04-13 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of March ended without a single bill being endorsed in the Parliament and without any gene...

February 2022 Analysis: Economy and Deve...

Date: 2022-04-12 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

In terms of Economy and Development, this review period saw the Nepali economy record a 64 months hi...

January 2022 Analysis: Economy & Develop...

Date: 2022-02-24 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

In the front of Economy and development, the Nepali economy underwent some serious economic scares a...

2021 Annual Analysis: Economy & Developm...

Date: 2022-03-09 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal’s economy went through a series of changes over the past year. Looking closely at the sectors-...

November 2021 Analysis: Economy and Deve...

Date: 2021-12-14 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) launched the highly anticipated National Payment Switch (NPS) in a bid to ea...

October 2021 Analysis: Economy and Devel...

Date: 2021-11-16 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The Minister of Foreign Affairs appealed his Chinese counterpart to re-open Nepal-China trade and tr...

September 2021 Analysis: Economy and Dev...

Date: 2021-10-29 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

On the economic front, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Nepal’s government revenue, foreign exc...

August 2021 Analysis: Economy and Develo...

Date: 2021-09-20 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of August saw the unveiling of the Monetary Policy for the Fiscal Year 2021/22 by the Gove...

July 2021 Analysis: Economy & Developmen...

Date: 2021-08-18 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

Nepal continued to direct its remittance earnings on imports of agricultural products and commoditie...

June 2021 Analysis: Economy and Developm...

Date: 2021-07-13 | Posted by: Shraddha Ghimire

The month of June saw various sectors of the economy gradually commencing their operations following...